Bismarck Public Schools

Coaching Certification

NEW COACH

Coaching permit checklist - Link - Check your certification - Link

1. Complete the NFHS Fundamentals of Coaching online course - Link (one time)

2. Complete the NFHS Concussion Management course - Link (one time)

3. Complete a First Aid Course - Link (one time)

4. Complete a CPR certification and AED usage every two years - Link to BPS training registration

5. Complete Heat Illness course - Link (Not required by state but required by BPS, one time)

6. Once all courses have been completed see instructions at the bottom of the page for reimbursement and how to submit materials.

Are you certified? BPS Coaching certification list - Link

CERTIFIED COACHES

1. Complete a CPR certification and AED usage every two years - Link to BPS training registration

2. On a yearly basis complete the BPS concussion information sheet - Link (every year)

3. Once all courses have been completed see instructions at the bottom of the page for reimbursement and how to submit materials.

Are you certified? BPS Coaching certification list - Link

PERMIT RENEWAL PROCESS

Check your certification - Link

(every five years)

Each coach must be certified in CPR, Concussion Management, up-to-date on all appropriate rules clinics and complete at least two of the requirements below. (Must complete two of the following within five years of receiving coaching permit)

1. Attend one ND High School Coaches Association Conventions over five years.

2. Complete five hours of training at a national, state or local coaching clinic.

3. Complete one sport-specific course from the NFHS.

4. Complete one of the elective courses from NFHS such as: Engaging Effectively with Parents, Teaching Sport

Skills, Teaching and Modeling Behavior, or The NCAA Eligibility Course.

5. Once all courses have been completed see instructions at the bottom of the page for reimbursement and how to submit materials.

Are you certified? BPS Coaching certification list - Link

PLEASE NOTE

  1. The coaching permit must be renewed every five years.
  2. Coaches who graduated from college with a coaching minor which included Fundamentals of Coaching, First Aid,

CPR/AED and Concussion Management within five years of the application for the permit will be given a Coaching Permit.

3. Non-completion of certification, the respective school will receive a warning for the first offense. Subsequent offenses will

result in a $200 fine for the school for each violation.

4. The present cost for Fundamentals of Coaching is $35, the cost for a first aid course is approximately $35 per person on-

line, (may be less expensive locally), CPR certification costs vary, and the Concussion Management course is Free.

5. BPS will reimburse all costs of certification and renewal (See below for reimbursement)

HOw to submit and reimbursement

BPS will reimburse all costs of certification and renewal - Please email completed completed certification material to Blaine Steiner at blaine_steiner@bismarckschools.org

Please email all receipts to Kylee Johnson, BPS bookkeeper, at kylee_johnson@bismarckschools.org

Are you certified? BPS Coaching certification list - Link